Posts Tagged ‘jeff thompson’

District Line Daily: Still in the Shadow

The shadow campaign investigation continues.

District Line Daily: McDonnell Trial’s Final Scenes

Grab your popcorn: It's time for closing arguments in the McDonnell trial.

District Line Daily: The “Yoga Tax” and a Divided D.C.

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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The proposed "yoga tax" highlights a divide between the eastern and western sides of the [...]

District Line Daily: Ban the Box Victory

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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The D.C. Council gave initial approval to "ban the box" legislation, which restricts when in the [...]

District Line Daily: Gym-Goers Still in a Fit

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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Objections against a proposal that would widely expand the city's 5.75 percent sales tax are [...]

District Line Daily: Will DHS Make It to St. E’s?

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The planned construction of a massive Homeland Security headquarters at the old St. Elizabeths' campus, which was [...]

DeSean Jackson Celebrates New Contract with $20K Bottle of Champagne

Pigskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson celebrated his new three-year, $24 million contract Wednesday night at The Huxley with the Washington football team by popping a $20,000 bottle of Moet champagne with teammate DeAngelo Hall.
And it looks like that's not all the fun Jackson had this week. As Loose Lips reported, Jackson posed for a picture with [...]

District Line Daily: The State of Vince Gray

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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Mayor Vince Gray delivered his 2014 State of the District address last night, and began [...]

District Line Daily: Politics Gone Wild

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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Jeff Thompson, the financier of Vince Gray's 2010 mayoral shadow campaign, pleaded guilty Monday to [...]

The Needle: The Known Knowns and Unknown Unknowns

Real Dirty Politics: Mayor Vince Gray's shadow campaign financier, Jeff Thompson, pleaded guilty to corruption charges in federal court today. Prosecutors say Gray knew about the shadow campaign, which the mayor, who is running for reelection, still vehemently denies. Yes, a mayor who (knowingly or unknowingly) won his election with illegal money is bad for democracy, [...]

District Line Daily: The Investigation Continues

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Federal investigators identified "connections and communications" between D.C. government officials and representatives of D.C. Chartered Health [...]

District Line Daily: The Fall Arts Guide Has Arrived

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Our Fall Arts Guide is on stands today. Pick it up to find out about every [...]

The Needle: D.C. Beergeoning

Cheers for Beer: D.C. Brau was named the fifth fastest-growing craft brewery in the country, producing 1,698 barrels of beer in 2011 and 5,002 barrels in 2012. +5
Hair Balls: A Pigskins fan lost a bet on Monday's game and had to eat his own beard. +3

District Line Daily: Governor Good Times

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The family of Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has been living large, according to the Post, spending [...]

District Line Daily: Post-Examiner

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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The Washington Examiner as we know it is ends today.
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Metro operators run five [...]

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